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Area Manager Finance in San Pablo, CA

About Us
Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world. Why Work with Us Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index.

Job Description
With limited direction and a thorough understanding of accounting principles, the Area Finance Manager assists the Area Director of Finance in managing the accounting workflow, providing accounting direction and analytical support to Area management. This includes providing direction and acting as a resource to accounting and other staff to ensure complete, accurate, and timely work.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• A thorough knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley 404, and compliance requirements of other financial statutes.
• Effective communication skills across various levels of the organization.
• Ability to demonstrate initiative to thoughtfully research and follow up on non-standard situations to ensure compliance with Company policies and procedures.
• Ability to effectively coach, mentor and train others to meet performance expectations as described above.
• Ability to work through others to accomplish goals and objectives.
• The ability to establish processes and procedures to ensure effective department workflow.
• The ability to track, measure and manage performance.
• Strong analytical skills.
• Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
• Ability to complete projects and assignments with minimal direction.
• Strong organizational skills and ability to work in high-volume, fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work effectively and efficiently within a team environment.
• Experience with Lawson accounting software.
• Advanced skill level with Microsoft Excel.

Preferred Qualifications
• MBA and/or Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license.
• Supervisory or lead experience at a progressively responsible level.

Principal Responsibilities
• Performs complex accounting activities to record, analyze and monitor financial information.
• Coordinates the monthly close process for the field controller group to ensure the timing and accuracy of the financial reporting.
• Prepares and reviews required supporting documentation and financial statements to ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Company policies and procedures.
• Assists the Area Director of Finance in the review and analysis of operating results and key performance metrics for field reporting packages.
• Ensures that the standard monthly and quarterly reporting packages are available and distributed to the Area functional experts.
• Assists the Area Director of Finance with accounting direction and analytical support for other departments in the Area (sales, operations, maintenance, customer service, etc.).
• At request of Area Director of Finance, attends monthly DOR or AOR meetings to provide financial support and direction.
• Assists the Area Director of Finance in the management of the accounting workflow across all departments (sales, customer service, operations, HR, etc.). Ensures there are proper internal controls in place, including compliance with Company policies and procedures, Sarbanes Oxley and all other statutory requirements.
• Assists the Area Director of Finance in conducting periodic reviews of divisional balance sheet reconciliations to ensure compliance with Company policies and procedures.
• Assists the Area Director of Finance with pricing and profitability analysis, commercial and municipal bids, acquisitions and any market development projects.
• Coordinates and reviews the post implementation reporting for awarded bids and market development projects.
• Supports the Area Director of Finance during the annual budget and forecasting process and assists with analytical review.
• Assists in the coordination and preparation of field budgets, forecasts and variance reports as required by Area management.
• Ensures that all internal and external reporting deadlines are met.
• Assists with periodic financial audits including internal audits, external audits and peer reviews.
• Manages and monitors capital expenditures process within the Area to ensure compliance with capital budgets and capital policies.
• Manages and monitors the monthly capital forecast to ensure Field divisions identify appropriate reasoning for variance.
• Ensures that the month end capital expenditures are reconciled.
• Assists the Area Director of Finance with the onboarding, training and development of accounting staff at the division.
• Provides direction and acts as a resource to the field accounting group to ensure complete, accurate, and timely completion of work.
• Performs monthly close or other related accounting activities during periods of vacancy or transition at various field locations.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent. The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field of study.
• Minimum of 5 years related accounting or financial experience.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits
Eligible employees can elect to participate in:
• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.
• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.
• Short- and long-term disability.
• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.
• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).
• Employee discount programs.
• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.
• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).


Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Posted Date:12/19/2017 4:58:09 PM
Job Type: Exempt
Req #: 38448BR
Location: 06007: San Pablo-3260 Blume Dr,
Job Category: Accounting/Finance
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